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Slip and fall accidents occur daily and they are especially troublesome because they can happen to any individual at any time. Falls account for over 8 million hospital emergency room visits, representing the primary cause of visits (21.3%). Slip and fall incidents account for over 1 million ER visits, or 12% of total falls. Fractures are the most significant consequences of falls and occur in 5% of all people who fall.
Slip and Fall Facts To Know
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), floors and flooring materials play a part in more than 2 million fall injuries each year.
According to the US Bureau of Labor, 22% of slip and fall accidents resulted in more than 31 days away from work.
Compensation & medical costs in direct correlation with slip and fall injuries are approximately $70 billion annually (National Safety Council).
What you should do if you are involved in a Slip & Fall Accident
* Ask for a manager – file an incident report and get a copy upon completion
* Call an Ambulance
* Get immediate medical attention if necessary
* Use your cell phone to take pictures
* Get the contact information for any potential witnesses on scene
* Call Your Attorney
The most common types of incidents are:
* Wet floors with no signs
* Uneven Floors, sidewalks or pavement
* Loose mats in entryways
Slip / Trip and Fall Accidents are a part of the law known as premises liability. Under the law, a property owner and anyone in control of the premises must keep the area reasonably safe for those who are lawfully visiting.
Contact an experienced trip and fall injury lawyer
The law states that as the injured party you must show that the injuries were caused by the negligence of the business or owner of the location in which your accident transpired. The location in which you fell doesn’t need to prove anything.
The Adler Injury Law Firm is here to assist you. We have decades of professional experience and the available resources to prove that your slip and fall was due to the negligence of others. Among the many ways we help you, we:
* Gather all of the necessary evidence
* Deal with insurance company
* Build your case to show how and why the defendant was negligent
Injuries can overwhelm your lifestyle, don’t let this happen! If you have been seriously injured as a result of slip and fall accident contact Adler Injury Law at 800-4-USA-LAW. We are available at all times to protect your well-being.